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Old Lock-keeper's Cottage
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15 reviews
Old Lock-keeper's Cottage
View of Loch Ness from the garden
Top of locks
Loch Ness
Living Room with open fire
Kitchen
Washing machine and tumble drier
Ground floor Bathroom
Entrance Hall
Stairs
First floor Shower Room
Kingsize Bedroom
Kingsize Bedroom
Twin Room
Twin Room
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Fort Augustus, Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

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1 review
“Lovely cottage beautiful area”
Reviewed 24 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016

The owners were very friendly and helpful and as we have stayed inFort Augustes on a number of occasions we have never been disapointed I would also recommend The Bothy for meals and friendly staff I have no negative comments to make

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Liked best: Views from windows
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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“Excellant location”
Reviewed 16 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016
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The scenery,on the A 87 and A382 ,was spectacular.The B862,back road from Fort Augustus, was a regular place,at dusk,to see Red Deer .It was an amazing sight to see them so close.
Always plenty of activity in front of the cottage with boats going up and down the locks,and a good choice of places to eat.Fort Augustus was an ideal place to stay for us.

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Liked best: Location
Travelling group: Friends
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Sharonpep...
Tenterden, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Cosy cottage, friendly location and fabulous setting.”
Reviewed 10 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016
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person found this review helpful

Never been to Scotland before but will most definitely be going again. Cottage is in a wonderful location by the lock and Brian the owner we met is very helpful. Everything you would require for a self catering holiday with lovely meals available in local pubs if you don't wish to cook. Friendly area and words cannot describe the scenery. Would recommend a distillery visit and a boat trip on Loch Ness. Go searching for wildlife and you will not be disappointed.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Pillows
Travelling group: Extended Family
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Hazel F
Ilkley, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Cosy cottage in prime location”
Reviewed 25 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016
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person found this review helpful

Clean, comfortable cottage, very pleasant to come back to; lovely views from our front windows of the canal with boats passing through the locks.

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Liked best: amazing views of the canal
Liked least: the midges
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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patntrev...
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Fantastic cottage”
Reviewed 30 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016

My husband Trevor and I have just had the best week ever at the old lock keepers cottage! The interior was great, just what we wanted and immaculately clean. Brian and Elaine are superb owners, even volunteering to dog sit our golden retriever. Nothing was too much trouble, a lovley couple! We will definitely return here, the views are magnificent, you could sit and people watch all day. We will definitely recommend this little jewel on the canal! Thank you Elaine and Brian!

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Liked best: Location and cleanliness
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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valb0904
Lutterworth, England, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Fantastic ! ”
Reviewed 23 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016

We stayed at the cottage on our Honeymoon and we had a fantastic time. Booking was a breeze, Brian is so helpful and accommodating. The cottage is amazing, really cosy, a wonderful place to start our married life. It is spacious, very clean, beautiful carpets and tastefully decorated throughout. Absolutely perfect. A real home away from home. Very warm welcome.

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Joel P
Cilleyville, New Hampshire, United States
Level 1 Contributor
2 reviews
“Had a great time in a great place.”
Reviewed 20 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

From the beginning Brian was very helpful. He came to check on us once we arrived and when l I let him know something broke he was right over to fix it.
The house felt very much like a home. The location was perfect and so entertaining to watch the boats in the locks.
All appliances worked, and the only real issue we had was that the heat only came on 2 times a day and we were sometimes cold.
Overall, we had a wonderful stay and we were very sad to leave. Highly recommend.

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Liked best: Location and homey feel.
Liked least: Heat.
Travelling group: Young Children
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